mark up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v mark up increase the price of
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Usage

In literature:

But then, you see, school is over, and the master stays behind and makes up the marks.
"The Translation of a Savage, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
One of the three precious packages had fallen short of the mark, and would doubtless be picked up by some German guard.
"Air Service Boys in the Big Battle" by Charles Amory Beach
I went up on the texas and of course felt an almost irresistible desire to ask the pilot about Mark Twain.
"Letters to His Children" by Theodore Roosevelt
Craven came up, looking stiff, almost awkward, and markedly more English than usual.
"December Love" by Robert Hichens
I find I have enough to do keeping myself up to the mark.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
The swift growth of our good fortune It hath but set us up a mark for hatred.
"The Piccolomini A Play" by Friedrich Schiller
His words, however, were scarcely up to the high mark of the moment.
"Mary Anerley" by R. D. Blackmore
There are marks put up on all the sands, and we steer by them.
"By England's Aid" by G. A. Henty
A stewardess awoke Mark Ruthine up before it was light.
"Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories" by Henry Seton Merriman
I do not think a man is ever able to work himself up to the mark of true confidence with his friend.
"The Eustace Diamonds" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

Up to my ear my soul doth run—
Her other door is dark;
There she can see without the sun,
And there she sits to mark.
"Songs of the Winter Nights" by George MacDonald
Mark ye the Bible in his hand,
He holds it with such might
That, as he lifts it up on high,
The finger tips grow white—
"Cameron's Stone" by Alexander Anderson
She rushed upon her ruin. Not a flash
Broke up the waiting dark;
Dully through wind and sea one awful crash
Sounded, with none to mark.
"A Tryst" by Celia Laighton Thaxter
An idle boy he'd always use
To polish up the knives and shoes.
If you're inclin'd to keep a spark,
'Tis ten to one he'll hit this mark.
"The Cobbler" by William Hutton
An' you can look to seaward through the gray-green gulf o' wonder
An' watch the slantin' sails a-dippin' far,
An' you can mark about you how the rocks are rent asunder,
An' the heights are mountin' up to reach the star.
"The “Bohareen”" by Clinton Scollard
SOPHIA.
What mockery is this? Mark me, Karl: I am a weak, friendless, unprotected girl.
If your sex is strong, mine is resolute. Abandon your present designs--give up this
useless suit, and cease to persecute the innocent.
"The Maid Of Saxony; Or, Who's The Traitor? - Act III" by George Pope Morris

In news:

Can mark up images or sketch new ones.
In the last two games, facing the Dolphins and Seahawks, Mark Sanchez and company have put up a paltry total of nine points and scored a total of one touchdown.
Megan Bober was named the Missouri Valley defensive player of the week and the Creighton volleyball team moved up one spot to No 27 in this week's AVCA Division I coaches poll, the highest mark in program history.
It was a noble effort, but I gave up trying to go through all of the proposals for next year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival at around the 100-panel mark.
For most of Mark Oliver Everett's life, things didn't add up.
The software giant is buying Perceptive Pixel, which manufactures wall-mounted and workstation-size multi-touch displays and a stylus for marking up on-screen images.
Of course most pieces of mail marked "important" are the opposite, but you open it up anyway.
Petrol Station will mark its sixth anniversary with a three-day celebration that starts Friday night at Liberty Station and wraps up with a Sunday brunch at Xuco Xicana.
Mark Pincus ' move in April to sidestep lock-up provisions and dump $190 million of stock in Zynga in an unorthodox stock offering keeps looking worse.
Mark Pincus and his wife Alison, co-founder of the delightfully addictive home decor flash sale site One Kings Lane, have just picked up a posh new San Francisco pad.
Attracting up to 1,000 people each year, this marks the powwow 's fifth year at Lamar Dixon.
Mark Feldman lines up the car body with the powertrain at GM's Fairfax, Kans.
In the Senate race between Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias—a contest labeled "a toss-up" by Rasmussen—a leading political prognosticator in Washington gives the edge to the 10th District congressman.
Mark Quint grew up in La Jolla and graduated from La Jolla High School.
Mark Quint grew up in this area and went to college at the San Francisco Art Institute and then taught art in Hawaii for five years.
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In science:

Bohman and Kravitz and Spencer and Wormald show that for the class of ‘bounded-size’ rules, the blow-up point of an ODE tracking the growth of S (G) marks the critical point for the phase transition.
Random k-SAT and the Power of Two Choices
The elements of L(π) mark the up-right steps in the boundary of π (=back wall of Π), as in Figure 16.
Lectures on integrable probability
For Qi∈L0 (cosh λ + SiS ′ i sinh λ) we mark the site i if a term in the expansion picks up SiS ′ i sinh λ.
Duality of a Generalized Gauge Invariant Ising Model on Random Surfaces
The 1-point function is the summation over marked triangulations, but there are NV of these for each triangulation without a marked vertex, up to symmetry factors which play no role for the generic large triangulation.
Quantization of Geometry
The holomorphic maps β of the Riemann sphere S 2 with l ≥ 1 distinct marked points are considered up to a holomorphic change of parameter.
Geometry and analytic theory of Frobenius manifolds
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